Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Hoang Giang – Photo: BNG
On September 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam announced that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc would visit Cuba from September 18 to 20.
After that, the President will attend the high-level joint discussion of the 76th United Nations General Assembly and conduct a number of bilateral activities in the US from September 21-24.
In an interview on September 16, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Hoang Giang affirmed that the annual high-level joint discussion session of the United Nations General Assembly “is the largest multilateral event on the planet”.
According to Deputy Minister Dang Hoang Giang, the United Nations General Assembly gathered many leaders and heads of state to attend to share views and demonstrate joint efforts to solve global problems, from security issues to security issues. security to development, from traditional security challenges such as conflict, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, arms race to non-traditional or emerging challenges such as epidemic prevention, terrorism , climate change, food security, cyber security…
Accordingly, this year’s high-level joint discussion will also attract the participation of many senior leaders of countries, leaders of international organizations, international financial institutions, and non-governmental organizations. … to discuss and find solutions to the above problems and especially solutions to prevent and overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the Vietnamese side, this year, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will send a strong message to international friends about the image of a dynamic, innovative, and aspirational Vietnamese country, loving peace, and contributing to the world. actively and responsibly in the joint work of the United Nations and the international community.
In addition, this is also an opportunity for us to thank the high trust and confidence of member countries in Vietnam as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term. at the same time affirming Vietnam’s commitments and efforts to achieve more positive results at the United Nations, the Security Council, and the United Nations’ mechanisms and organizations in the coming time, in which There is a candidacy for the Human Rights Council from 2023-2025,” said Deputy Minister Dang Hoang Giang.
According to the Deputy Minister, Vietnam will especially express its desire to work with other countries to solve current urgent problems, especially the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With that goal, in addition to attending the high-level discussion session of the United Nations General Assembly, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will meet many heads of state and partners in the US to discuss measures to prevent COVID-19. -19 and recovering from the pandemic.
In addition, the President will promote the support and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, meet with leading US vaccine manufacturers to get the earliest, fastest and most delivery commitments. Possible vaccines for Vietnam as well as medicines, equipment and medical supplies to prevent COVID-19.
“I firmly believe that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip to New York to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly as well as the previous official visit to Cuba will bring about positive and substantive results.” , said the Deputy Minister.
Bilateral activities in the US are expected to make an important contribution to strengthening our cooperation with the new US administration, promoting the well-developed Comprehensive Partnership; consistent with the common goals and interests of the two countries Vietnam – the US.
On the sidelines of the trip, the President is expected to meet with the American business community to inform about Vietnam’s efforts in controlling and repelling the epidemic, restoring production, thereby strengthening confidence and earning revenue. attract more investment capital from US investors, businesses and partners.